Nonsyndromic Familial Hypodontia in Four Members of a Family: A Case Report
Sapna Singla, SP Singh, Gurvanit Lehl
Congenital absence, Familial, Hypodontia, Nonsyndromic, Maxillary lateral incisor
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Singla S, Singh S, Lehl G. Nonsyndromic Familial Hypodontia in Four Members of a Family: A Case Report. Int J Experiment Dent Sci 2018; 7 (2):139-142.
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Hypodontia constitutes one of the most common developmental anomalies in humans. Depending upon its severity, it can have a great impact on the oral health of the affected individuals. The present report concerns four members of a family with hypodontia. Whereas three members had unilateral missing maxillary lateral incisor only, the fourth member had bilateral missing maxillary lateral incisors and right mandibular second premolar. Their general examination did not suggest any syndrome present. On the basis of familial incidence and the absence of any clinical features associated with any syndrome, the final diagnosis of nonsyndromic familial hypodontia was made.
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